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Jo's September Walk

Hello Everyone The exceptional weather we have enjoyed was beginning to takes it's toll on the garden and then the rain arrived! I think we were all very pleased to see it as we certainly need it. Whether we'll be as pleased in a weeks time I'm not sure but for the time being I for one will put up with it. Let's start with the good news We are very pleased to welcome the new Head Gardener, Richard Harmes, photo 1. Richard was appointed in August and has a wealth of experience behind him, being Head Gardener of private estates since 2011 after completing 4 years as Deputy Head Gardener at Penshurst Place in Kent. He plans to maximise the great potential of the award winning gardens, the first

Jo's August Walk

Hello Everyone Well, the weather has surprised us yet again. First of all we were complaining that it's too wet and we were wondering what ever happened to summer. Then the heat wave hit us over the bank holiday weekend with more record temperatures, this time a high of 33 degrees was recorded and we didn't know how to cope with it. I can only hope and pray that hurricane Dorian doesn't manage to cross the Atlantic! On to good news. The garden has received a Green Flag and Green Heritage award for 2019 so congratulations and well done to all the staff and volunteers who helped make this happen. The welcome at Myddelton starts in the car park and the flower bed outside the Visitors Centre. Th

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